Great Britain’s Johanna Konta reached the last 16 of the Qatar Open with a simple 6-2 6-2 victory over Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro in Doha.
The British primary, who beat Bernarda Pera within the first spherical, misplaced her solely service recreation of the match firstly of the second set, however broke Pera thrice to progress simply.
The 10th seed faces Australia’s Sam Stosur or Germany’s Angelique Kerber for a spot within the quarter-finals.
“I’m feeling good so far,” Konta mentioned.
“I feel like I’m recovering well between the matches and am just looking forward to the next one.”
There have been simple wins for Australian Open champion and world primary Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark, who beat Germany’s Carina Witthoft 6-2 6-Zero, and Romanian world quantity two Simona Halep, who noticed off Russia’s Ekaterina Makarova 6-Three 6-Zero.
In an all-American last-32 tie, CiCi Bellis beat Madison Keys 2-6 6-Three 6-Zero to progress and two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova got here again from a set down to take a 6-7 (Three-7) 6-Three 6-Four victory over Poland’s Agnieszka Radwanska.